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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             Kennedy has told our negotiators to soften demands for inspections following nuclear test bans, because our spying techniques are improved. Ah, yes, that's the way to build up international trust and good will Red Sox Pitcher Hurls No-Hitter; See Sports Page 7 THE ADA EVENING NEWS President Finds Drug Situation Vexing, Page 3 59TH YEAR NO. 122 ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 1962 18 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Soblen Returns To U.S. Today; Pleas Rejected By TOM OCHILTREE LONDON (AP) The British government denied asylum to fugitive spy Dr. Robert Soblen today "and moved swiftly to send him to the United States. Pan American Airways said Soblen may be a passen- ger on a plane 'leaving for New York tonight. Transporting Soblen to New York aboard a Pan 'American plane would tend to lessen the pressures building up around the Israeli government and El Al Airline in this case. Home Secretary Henry Brooke announced in the House of Com- mons the decision to deport Soble to the United States, where h faces life imprisonment as a sp for the Soviet Union. Brooke said Soblen had no vali claim for political asylum, havin been convicted of espionage in th court of a democratic country an was not a victim of political o racial persecution. The 61-year-old Jewish psych: atrist previously was expelle< from Israel, to which he fle< aboard an Israeli airliner. He wa hospitalized for a time in London then transferred to Brixton Prison. Brooke said that, but for the self-inflicted wounds, Soblen 'would undoubtedly and properly lave besn refused leave to lane and the airline would have been required to remove him at ono on the plane on which he arrived." Soblen, convicted in a U.S. cour of passing wartime secrets to th nly with provision for checking m earth shocks which might be caused by secret underground ex- ilosions. The idea.of the checks 3 to prevent any nuclear power rom cheating. Easily Seen Explosions in the atmosphere or at the earth's surface are detect- ble over long -distances. In this onnection Kennedy is consider- ng some dramatic new move for a ban on atmospheric explosions, iarticularly if it proves impossi- ile to1 -interest Khrushchev in icgotiations on inspection of un- erground explosions. Ambassador Arthur Dean, the op U.S. negotiator at the 17-na- wn Geneva Disarmament Confer- nce, returned to Washington last for the final round of Anxious Oklahoma Waits On Decision Of Federal Court Judges Deliberate Case After Hinting It Will Let Legislature Do Job OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A special 3-judge federal court continued deliberations today with, the fate of reapportionment of Oklahoma's rurally dominated leg- islature hanging in balance. The court took .under advisement Wednesday- argu- ments on how they should act to realign legislative membership so that it won't conflict with the equal protection amendment to the U. S. Constitution. The court promised a speedy decision as it closed two days of hearings on possible reapportionment remedies. A ruling could come today or Friday. The panel, composed of lOtl U.S. Circuit Court Judge A. Murrah and U. S. District Judges Ross Rizley and Fred Daugherty, went into conference behind closed doors Wednesday night. "From what's been said we will formulate some presiding Judge Murrah. ON THE Bill, physical therapist at Valley Vitw Hoipital, iin't rtilly going to try to wring a confession from Mn.-K. E. Stradford. In fact, tht monstrous gadget Mrs. Stradford if being itrapped to Isn't even an instrument of torture. It's an exercise unit, which, by an ingenious arrangement permits, con-, trolled and graduated exercise of practically every muscle in the body. And Mrs. Stradford isn't in need of therapy. either. She's just demonstrating. She's president of the VV Auxiliary, and the'Auxiliary bought the machine for Ball's department from the proceeds of this year's Ada An- tics. It. set the organisation back but they had enough money left to buy also an ultra-violet lamp and a the total bill to- (NEWS Staff Garment Factory Locates At Konawa By WENONAH RUTHERFORD KONAWA soon will have an new industry. The Michael Casual Inc., manu- facturers of ladies' sportswear, has decided to locate a plant in Konawa. Operation is expected 'to get under way October 1. The Konawa Industrial Foun- dation, Ben. Frank, president, was instrumental in securing the new industry. Cooperating with this group, was the Kon- awa Chamber of Commerce, headed by Jack Streetman. Wednesday the Konawa In- dustrial Foundation let the con- tract for construtcion of a 000 steel type building to house the new plant. The McGhee. Construction Company of Oklahoma City was awarded the contract.- The plant will -be located on East First Street, on .lots across from the Konawa Lumber Com- pany, the Foundation securing the property' from Mrs.. Grace Damron. Mrs. Zeta Burns, Houston, Texas, will be the designer. She is moving to Konawa this week. An owner and officer in the manufacturing corporation she has 20. years experience in the garment making industry. The plant "will'employ from 25 to 30 persons, on the outset of operation but is, expected to have 75 to 100 employes when operation gets in full-swing. Slow Down In Business Hits Sooners NORMAN (AP) Oklahoma's general business conditions, which been each month, fi- -as due to start his trip back to eneva today, traveling by way New York. Tell 'em How At the conference Kennedy is nderstood to have ruled that ean should give the Soviet Un- m and the other Geneva powers full information on scientific find- ings about the improvements in (Continued.on page Two) TESTJFY AT DRUG Frances O. Kelley of the Food and Drug Administra- tion and FDA Commissioner George P. Larrick, right, Senate Government. Operations Subcommittee in Washington. Dr. Kelsey said she was alerted by chance to the potential danger of a German tranquilizer, thalidomide, blamed for deformities in thousands of babies. (AP WirephotoJ. slow down, the Bureau of Busi- ness Research said today. The University of Oklahoma agency said business, was -down 2.3 per cent in June from May. However, general business condi tions were 5 per cent better than in June 1961. During the first six months of this year, business was up 7.6 per cent over the same period of 1961 and 15.8 per cent better than that of I960: The bureau said the national level.of business was unchanged last month but was 4.7 higher than June 1961. The nation's 6-month level, this year was up 12.1 per cent over the like, period of last year and 4.9 per-cent better than that of 1960, Industries, -in -Oklahoma with percentage drops-'from May in- clude: Scandinavia Proves Haven For Victims Of Thalidomide By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Two Scandinavian nations in which abortions are and help solve the pregnancy problems of foreign women such as Mrs. Sherri Fink- bine. Medical spokesmen in Stock- holm and Oslo cautioned today there is ..no .blanket ruling. .But they said decisions in the cases of foreign women fearful that pre- natal use of .the drug tnalidomide las deformed their babies would De up to examining physicians. Japan would bar abortions, Jiough .its 14-year-old eugenics .aw permits abortion for Japanese citizens and'foreign residents. A Welfare Ministry spokesman m Tokyo, Fumihiko Manakata, said an abortion-seeking tourist would be subject to a prison sen- tence of up to seven years. Denmark also apparently would be out of bounds. Dr. Axel Peterson of. the Ma- ernal Aid Institution in Copen- hagen said a case such as that denied by an Arizona court, would be a matter for the institution's special boards of medical, psychi- atric and legal experts. And these boards are prevented by law from handling requests ,of foreigners. Sweden has allowed legal abor- tions for seven Swedish women Crude oil, down 4.2; natural gas, "ff" ,a. .case as tnal of Mrs. Finkbine, whose suit for (Continued en Page Two) legal approval of an operation was Four Victims Leave Hospital Four persons who were involved in a tragic accident near Stone- wall July 24 have been released by Valley View Hospital. The mishap took the life of' Mrs. Kay Palesano, Washita. Her husband, Emil Palesano Jimmy, were dis- the local hospital and one son, missed from Wednesday. Another son, Tony, was transferred to an Oklahoma City hospital. Susie Remy, 19, sister of Mrs. Palesano, was also released. Mr. and Mrs. William Tolbert, both of Stonewall, remain at Val- ley View. who look thalidomide in the early stages, of their .pregnancy. X-ray checks had, shown two of. the babies were deformed, a National Health Board spokesman "in the other five cases the 'abor- tions- were granted for social, family or health reasons." As to foreign women, Dr. Karl- Inge Oester of the medical board explained legal abortion in Sweden may be authorized in cases when a severe illness in the mother could be transferred to the child. Such cases are decided on what is called eugenic indication, a con- dition that Stockholm medical ex- perts said may be valid in Mrs. Finkbine's case. In Oslo, the acting chief of ;Nor- way's health directorate, Bjoernson, said Norwegian Jon law has no provision for authorizing an abortion in advance. As Bjoernson-outlined it: A legal abortion can'be performed in Nor- way only on purely medical indi- cations. The physician "in charge of the case must decide -whether an operation is necessary. At the outset of the hearing, the court indicated it would turn reap- portionment over to the 1363 ses- sion if it felt the legislature would carry out the court's man date and rcapportion on the basis of population. The prospect of such a move by the court triggered a parade of pro and con witnesses Wednes day. Sid White, attorney for the plain- tiff in the case and Norman Rey- nolds, attorney for Gov. J. How- ard Edmondson, contended the legislature couldn't be trusted to reapportiori fairly. Reynolds said the Oklahoma Su- preme Court has said the legisla- ture can't be expected to vote its members out of office. He added that Gov. Edmondson had done everything in to force reapportionment and reached the conclusion that it'was useless. But Sen. Boyd Cowden of Chand ler a 24-year legislative veter- an said'the lawmakers had re- versed, their feelings on the mat- ter since the U.S. Supreme Court's decision giving federal courts jurisdiction in reapportion ment. "In my opinion the next legis- lative session has no alternative jut to write a reapportionment Jaw in accordance with the 14th (equal protection) said Cowden. The court's only practical alter- native is to turn the matter to the 1963 session, Cowden added. Another.witness, House Speaker J.D. McCarty, said he felt the Bouse could pass a reapportion- ment measure under direction of Ihe federal 'court. McCarty said he Jiinks such an act would satisfy the court Before the judges began delib- erations, they denied a request by White, who represents Harry Moss of Oklahoma City, for a delay un- til he could produce Edmondson as a witness. other with assault and battery. Officers said it was not possible to. determine the cause of the scuffle. West reckoned it was a long- standing dispute between Mm and last seems they don't each other much. Maybe Kipling ought to have said "never the twain SHOULD meet." Edraondson is enroute home rom a vacation. Reynolds said, 'the governor indicated there-was ittle he could add to my state- ment and didn't ask to -appear." White wanted Edmondson to tes- ify concerning questionnaires he mailed to legislators asking what they would do if he called'a spe- cial session. Edmondson said earlier, that a majority of the legislators told lim they did not think they could reapportion to satisfy the court. Hearings on Oklahoma's most controversial political issue since irohibition were ordered June 19 when the 3-judge panel ruled the tate's present apportionment aws denied fair representation to cities. The court said the legislature must be reapportioned. Much of Wednesday's testimony involved a model reapportionment >lan prepared by two University (Continued on Page Two) East-West Make Din Like Gunga "Oh, East is East and is West, and never the twain shall meet" Or, so said Rudyard Kipling. But, they did meet Wednesday with rather calamitous results. It happened on Ada's West Main Street Wednesday'evening. Elmer West and A. R. East, both at Ada, met on the street. West claims East bodily as- saulted him in his car and cut Us ear with a knife. "It -was a rfain case of West declared: "He hit me and ran." East claims West punched him on the head. They signed complaints at tta city 'poUce .'department' Wednes- day "night charging each Track Crew's Error Blamed For Accident PHILADELPHIA offi- cial of the Pennsylvania Railroad >lames the derailment of a base- (all special which killed 19 per- sons on the failure of maintenance crews to install enough rail an- chors-while rehabilitating tracks near Steelton, Pa. James P. Newell, vice president f operations, said Wednesday the lack of anchors permitted the rails'to get out of alignment A rail anchor is device which clamps 03 the base of the rail. Newell said "appropriate disci- plinary action" will be taken. More than 100 were injured when the last three of the nine :ars jumped the tracks and tum- iled into the Susquehanna River n Steelton late Saturday. The train was carrying baseball fans o a game in Philadelphia be- ween the Phillies and Pittsburgh. Adam may have had his. trou- les, but he never had to listen o'Eve talk about the other men, he could have married. (Copr. Kennedy Steps Into Racial Dispute In Albany ALBANY, Ga. is- sues remained deadlocked today despite President John P.- Kenne- dy's comment situation in this southwest Georgia city is "wholly unsatisfactory." As .the. White House stepped openly, into the matter, .a federal court hearing continues on wheth- er demonstrations by Ne- groes should be banned. And Negroes kept up their cam- paign of going to jail in protest of segregation. May'oir'Asa'p. Kelley Jr. reject- ed the President's position that city officials should sit down and talk with Negro leaders. And Kelley got support from Gov. Er- nest Vandiver. will never talk to outside agitators about local the mayor said; Sole''.spokesman for the seven- member-eityTComniission, Kelley blamed agitators for creating tur- moil in Albany, where Negroes comprise about 40 per cent of the population." .Asked if that referred to Dr. Luther King Jr.. of Atlanta, currently in jail as a result'of in- tegrationist activities, the mayor replied: "I mean exactly that." Georgia's governor commented in a statement in Atlanta that he agreed with the refusal of Albany officials "to sit down and.discuss matters of importance with out- .side agitators and. racial show- offs." Kennedy promised in Washing- ton: at his news-conference to "do everything, in our power to protect the constitutional rights of all the people." "I think it is inexplicable that the City Commission can't sit down and he-said. "We had to lit down 'and negoti- ate at Geneva. I don't see why the City Commission can't." The mayor didn't rule out the possibility of talking with Albany Negroes but he.stated as a condi- tion to. negotiations the departure of King and his corps of.integra- tion strategists. King agreed with the President on negotiations: "The integration after a week behind bars, said' Kelley was offering "an ex- cuse and another .evasive scheme to avoid negotiating." "I have_ always indicated public- ly and'! privately that I would go far.as to' leave Albany tem- porarily as long as good faith ne- gotiations had King said. The impasse between city offi- cials.and integration leaders dates to last November, shortly before the mass demonstrations erupted. More than arrests have been made since mid-December. Kelley, a moderate on racial is- tirelessly last "De- cember 'and .in the weeks follow- ing in -an effort to peacefully re- solve the problems.. At one point, he openly broke, with staunchly segregationist commissioners. The break came over the com- mission's refusal to accept federal, funds for a local project, saying the federal money might carry some desegregation strings. And the mayor tried unsuccessfully to persuade the commissioners to a conciliatory course early in dispute. The' mayor has expressed con- cern over, possible loss of indus- tries and other adverse economic effects of the prolonged racial con- flict Albany, a sprawling city with a substantial segment of silent mod- erates, draws much -of its eco- nomic sustenance from two fed- (Continuid on Page Two)   

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